Archive for the ‘Short Film’ Category

Quinto Andar // Fifth Floor

Wunderschön animierter Kurzfilm des brasilianschen Künstlers Marco Nick, der bereits auf zahlreichen Festivals gezeigt und mit verschiedenen Auszeichnungen geehrt wurde.

Directed & animated by Marco Nick • English subtitles available.

“We follow a man who’s potential is being crushed by the very city that he inhabits, that is until he reveals a secret about what lies just beneath his skin.”

Red Spot by Huang Ruei-Feng

“Red Spot” von Huang Ruei-Feng gewann bereits mehrmalig internationale Preise. Leider wurde die Ausstrahlung des Films auf dem Beijing International Film Festival kurz vor Beginn von den chinesischen Behörden verboten. Die beeindruckende digitale Animationsarbeit des taiwanischen Künstlers stellt die grausamen Morde an Robben in Kanada dar.

Based on a true story.

“Every year, hundreds of thousands of seals are stunned by hunters. The hunter drags the seal’s body which is fully covered with blood, all along to the boat where the bloodstain extends. For the seal, it is a death path of agony and resistance. For me, this is a symbol showing that the route to animal conservation is full of obstacles and hardships.”

Directed & animated by Huang Ruei-Feng.

Head Over Heels

Nach vielen Jahren der Ehe haben Walter und Madge sich auseinander gelebt: Er wohnt auf dem Boden und sie an der Decke. Endlich ist dieser vielfach ausgezeichnete Stop-Motion-Kurzfilm “Head over Heels” nach Ausstrahlungen auf Festivals weltweit wieder online im Netz.

British stop motion animated short film written & directed by Timothy Reckart.

“After many years of marriage, Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, their equilibrium comes crashing down, and the couple that can’t agree which way is up must find a way put their marriage back together.”

Hart’s Desire by Gavin C Robinson

Dieser wunderschön animierte Kurzfilm “Hart’s Desire” wurde von Gavin C Robinson im letzten Jahr seines Animation-Studiums am Edinburgh College of Art erstellt.

An aspiring hermit, an aspiring socialite and a shared flask of tea.

Written, directed & animated by Gavin C Robinson • Music by Mike Vass.

Two Friends // Animated Short Film

Albert and his best friend Jonas are orphans. They live in the future in a harsh dystopia where the women and children are all dead. The men have begun to change in their yearning for a woman.

Winner of Danish Academy Award for Best short film 2011.

Directed by Paw Charlie Ravn • Written by Anna Bro & Paw Charlie Ravn • Music: Tommy Gee.

In The Tall Grass

Joseph is mentally deviated. He is a prisoner of his own flat and always in permanent war with his own mind.

In reality, where desires, memories and nightmares is mixed together, there’s no escape for the tortured soul. He either win this battle or will be condemned forever.

“In The Tall Grass” Is probably one of only few animations made in genre of psychological thriller, with deeper meaning. Made as graduation project at Bezalel, Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem.

Director: Alexii Muftoll • Art, Design, Texturing: Nadia Dubijansky.

The Great Harlot And The Beast

How will the naive freshly carved prince and his co-actors withstand their audience’s insatiable appetite for entertainment?

“The Great Harlot and the Beast” was made by a team of third year Character Animation and CG Arts students at The Animation Workshop in Viborg, Denmark.

A film by Frederik Salling Troels-Smith • Julie Peitersen • Karsten Kjærulf-Hoop • Katharina Goslowsky • Kristina Stengaard • Laura Andersen • Rasmus Brinck.

Hearth by Bálint Gelley

Three old ladies are sitting in a boat. A man is rowing. A girl is smoking on the rooftop.
The family’s preparing for lunch.

An animation short film based on Ádám Bodor’s short story called “Tanyai lány”.

Directed by Bálint Gelley • Dramaturgy: Rita Domonyi • Original Music: Márton Kolossváry.

Over The Moon

A feminist space adventure about kick-ass comic book heroine Connie Radar as she attempts to prevent the first moon landing.

Award-winning director James Cunningham and the talented visual effects students at Auckland’s Media Design School bring The Comic Book Factory heroine Connie Radar and her bumbling sidekick Julius to life for this intergalactic comedy • Based on the Comics by Karl Wills.

Skhizein // A Film by Jeremy Clapin

Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself.

Directed by Jérémy Clapin • Written by Jérémy Clapin & Stéphane Piera • Music: Nicolas Martin.

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